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Purification and Characterization of an Endo-Polygalacturonase from Aspergillus awamori
The production of PGase-X2 was confirmed to be regulated by ambient pHs, and the PGase is assumed to be native pgx2 gene product. Expand
Purification and characterization of a fibrinolytic protease from Aspergillus oryzae KSK-3
The findings of this study indicate that the A. oryzae KSK-3 enzyme may be used as a natural agent for oral fibrinolytic therapy and nutraceutical applications. Expand
Promotive effect of the hot water-soluble fraction from corn fiber on vegetative mycelial growth in edible mushrooms
Corn fiber (CNF) is an abundant by-product of the wet corn milling process used to produce corn starch. In light of the need to recycle organic wastes, the effects of adding a hot water-solubleExpand
Metabolic activation of heterocyclic amines and other procarcinogens in Salmonella typhimurium umu tester strains expressing human cytochrome P4501A1, 1A2, 1B1, 2C9, 2D6, 2E1, and 3A4 and human
Results suggest that CYP1A2 is the major cytochrome P450 enzyme involved in bioactivation of HCAs, and that beta-Naphthylamine and benzo[a]pyrene did not exhibit genotoxicity in any of the strains. Expand
Purification and Characterization of Thermostable Pectate Lyase with Protopectinase Activity from Thermophilic Bacillus sp. TS 47
A strain of thermophilic bacterium, Bacillus sp., with pectolytic activity has been isolated. It produced an extracellular endo-polygalacturonate trans-eliminase (PL, EC when grown at 60°CExpand
Molecular Cloning of the Gene Encoding Thermostable Endo-1,5-α-L-arabinase of Bacillus thermodenitrificans TS-3 and Its Expression in Bacillus subtilis
The gene that encodes a thermostable endo-arabinase from Bacillus thermodenitrificans TS-3 was cloned, sequenced, and expressed in the mesophilic B. subtilis, and the reaction was optimal around 70°C, as well as native ABN-TS. Expand
Molecular Cloning, DNA Sequence, and Expression of the Gene Encoding for Thermostable Pectate Lyase of Thermophilic Bacillus sp. TS 47
The structure-based alignment of the deduced amino acid sequence of PL 47 with that of BsPel suggested that PL 47 might have a parallel β-helix structure with three long loops, and the amino acids making up PL 47 are richer in hydrophobic amino acids and glutamic acid than Bspel. Expand
Amanita ibotengutake sp. nov., a poisonous fungus from Japan
It is concluded that the misidentified species is the unexplored Amanita species treated under the Japanese name ‘ibotengutake’ after which ibotenic acid was named and described it as a new species Amanita ibotENGutake. Expand
Preparation and crossing of mating-capable monokaryons via protoplasting of the dikaryotic mycelia of a mycorrhizal mushroom, Lyophyllum shimeji
This technique could be used for breeding various mycorrhizal mushrooms, including Tricholoma matsutake, for which the preparation of monospore cultures is extremely difficult. Expand
Occurrence of Disease Caused by Cladobotryum varium on Flammulina velutipes in Korea
White fungi pathogen isolated from F. velutipes cultivation farm were investigated in pathogenicity and morphological feautres and the pathogen was identified as Cladobotryum varium, which infects the fruitbody of Flammulina velutiped during its cultivation. Expand